COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP - LIHEAP, PIPP, and Weatherization Energy Assistance Program

Address

2424 Washington Street
Waukegan, IL 60085

(847) 249-4330

www.caplakecounty.org

Service Hours
Monday: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Description:

Offers application assistance to LIHEAP, PIPP, and Weatherization Programs.

LIHEAP:
Assists qualified households to pay the costs of their propane, electric, or gas bill once a year. Agency will also assist those clients whose utility has already been turned off. Households facing shutoff may receive immediate help at emergency service sites.

PIPP:
Provide Nicor Gas customers with an affordable, level payment plan and a chance to eliminate past due balances. Allows eligible customers to pay a percentage of their monthly income to maintain their utility service.

WEATHERIZATION:
Provides information on energy-efficiency and conservation practices. Assesses the needs of the home and makes a list of recommendations for the installation crew. Updates to the residence include attic and wall insulation, air sealing, window and door weatherization, and furnace repair and replacement.

Eligibility:

- Must be Lake County resident.
- Must meet low-income eligibility requirement.

Languages:

Spanish

Program Fees:

No fee.

Intake Process:

Call for an appointment. Applications are taken on a first-come, first-served basis.

Documents Required:
- Photo ID
- Proof of income for the last 30 days
- Social Security cards for all household members
- Current utility bill

Contacts

Program Contact Information

Primary Contact

Program Contact Information

(847) 249-4330

capservices@caplakecounty.org

Phone Numbers

Primary Program Phone

(847) 249-4330

Address Listings

Mailing

2424 Washington Street
Waukegan, IL 60085

Physical (Primary)

2424 Washington Street
Waukegan, IL 60085

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Wishlist:

- Adopt A Head Start class for Christmas
- Donate school supplies for Head Start children (laptops, bikes, balls, jump ropes, water/sandboxes, play-doh, slime)
- Donate furniture, clothing and home decor to Resale Shop
- Sponsor annual Anti-Poverty Walk
- Donate to Red Box Donation Campaign for Veterans in residential care at the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (September 11th-Veterans Day)

Volunteer Opportunities:

1) Youth & Family Services Volunteer: Food Pantry - Annual Holiday Basket Give-Away during the month of December. Volunteers are needed to sort groceries and pack holiday baskets for Lake County families in need. Youth volunteers welcome.

2) Head Start Volunteer: Volunteers will assist children 3 to 5 years of age for at least 1-2 hours, 1-2 days per week for the school year. Assistants help children with Literacy, Math, Reading, Social & Emotional Development and more.

3) Changing Lives Upscale Resale Shop: Volunteers will assist customers; ring sales in cash register; sort, stock, price, tag, organize and hang merchandise on racks and shelves; and/or assist with packing seasonal items for storage area.

4) Program Office Support: Volunteers will be assigned to assist departments with clerical support, such as data entry, phone calls, and filing.

5) Annual Anti-Poverty Walk: The 1st Saturday in May, volunteers load and unload tables and chairs, set-up & breakdown tents and check-in walkers at registration. Other volunteers are needed along the 5K route to man water stops and finish-line concession stands.

6) Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service: We are looking for Volunteer readers who will read age-appropriate books to Head Start children ages 3-5 years old.


Contact Person for Volunteer Opportunities: Lisa Hayes at lisa.hayes@caplakecounty.org

Date of Official Change:

August 23, 2019

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